Posts by Amy Hope

December 2018 Event Highlights

Wow! December was jam-packed for HTXoutdoors members! As usual, our event leaders outdid themselves with multiple events every weekend plus an event nearly every night of the week. The calendar was loaded with events like Urban Hiking along the bayous and in parks, Bouldering and Rock Climbing at Momentum, and Socials at some of our…

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Inside HTXoutdoors – Oct 2018

Hiking, camping & backpacking season is here in Houston!  And our October calendar is jam packed with adventure. Plus, we have a special announcement if you’re NOT a member yet. But first, we want to show you inside of HTXoutdoors by taking a look at our September activities. First up… Stay Cool in Houston! photo…

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6 Reasons to Start Trail Running

Why You Should be Running the Trails Instead of the Streets Running has many mental and physical benefits, like reducing stress, building aerobic fitness, and increasing endurance.  Did you know that hitting the trails instead of pounding the pavement can have the same, and even more benefits? Here are a few reasons to give it…

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WATCH OUT!  Trail Edition

Staying safe out on the trails is key to having a great time, whether you are hiking, biking or running.  We’ve compiled a list of safety tips for any trail user to follow, so WATCH OUT and keep these tips in mind. 1.   WATCH OUT – the trails have obstacles! Trails are chock full of…

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Our favorite spots in Houston

Whether you’re new to Houston or still trying to figure out what Houston has to offer, we’re here to share a few of our favorite places to get you started. #3 – Providence Heights Bar: Yes, it’s a place for happy hour.  But they also have a ping pong table inside, with space to actually…

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5 weeks, 7 State Parks

7 state parks, 2 national parks and a road trip in between. There’s a lot going on in May at HTXoutdoors. March – May is my favorite part of the year. The days get longer, the air gets warmer {but there’s still a chill in the air at night}, and it’s an absolute perfect time to get…

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